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JUMP Simulation and Education Center host Havana Health Career Opportunities Program

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At Jump Simulation & Education Center, a part of OSF Innovation, Havana High School students gained new perspectives on how innovation is impacting health care. Simulation in health care serves not only to train and educate but to provide insight into challenges and opportunities for improvement in process and product technology. As OSF HealthCare...

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What is Medical-Surgical Nursing

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What is Medical-Surgical Nursing? If you've ever been hospitalized or visited a patient in the hospital, the nurse who cared for you or your loved one was most likely a medical-surgical nurse. Mason District Hospital Med Surg Nurse, Heather Friedrich provided an excellent overview for Havana Health Career programming on December 21. There are approximately 3.1 m...

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Spoon River College Hosts Havana Health Career Opportunities Program

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Spoon River College in Canton hosted Havana High School students who are in the Havana Health Career Opportunities (HHCO) Program on October 21. The visit to the College was one of many "field trips" the students are taking as a way to learn more about the many career options within the medical field. According to Kathleen Brown, extension educa...

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Havana Health Career Opportunities - Emergency Services

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Emergency services are such an important part of the healthcare system. From emergency medical services (EMS) offered by various providers including EMTs, Paramedics and First Responders often serving in an ambulance or sometimes even a helicopter to emergency department staff including nurses, physicians and emergency room techs operating in the hospital setting. According to the B...

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Havana Health Career Opportunities

Posted by Kathie Brown -

Health care today and into the future presents tremendous employment opportunities. In fact, there are projections that health care jobs are anticipated to grow at a rate of 2.6% between 2012 and 2022. Mason District Hospital in partnership with University of Illinois Extension, Havana High School, City of Havana, SIU School of Medicine, UI College of Medicine Peoria, and Spoon River Co...

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